Make a difference this summer!
Easterseals of Nebraska is currently seeking a detail oriented, self-motivated Medication Aide who enjoys making a difference in the lives of others for our summer camp program. This position would be full-time during the summer. Meals provided and the option to live on site in bunk-style housing.
The Medication Aide is responsible for administering prescribed medications, promoting health and safety within the camp community, and completing/assisting with other nursing tasks assigned by the Registered Nurse (RN) as allowed by state law. Additionally, he/she may support the counselor role, lending a hand with lifts and transfers, personal cares, and interacting with campers at programming areas. Typical duties may include:
Review health records and become familiar with the treatments, medications, diseases/disorders, recent surgeries and dietary needs of each camper.
Assist the RN collecting all camper medication, reviewing documented information, and completing a brief physical check on each camper on check in day and dispersing medications to appropriate camper parents/guardians on check out day.
Assist the RN in administering and recording all medications and treatments according to physician orders. Maintain detailed health records.
Assist the RN with the treatment of all injuries and illnesses of campers/staff within the scope of practice. Document accordingly.
Assist the RN in organizing, maintaining, inventorying, and requesting appropriate health supplies and equipment.
Comply, maintain and bring awareness to safety procedures.
Be thoroughly familiar with emergency procedures and prepared to initiate when necessary.
Serve as a liaison between camp and parents and make phone calls as necessary.
Model expected behaviors and serve in a mentoring role to counselors and campers.
Engage in orientation and assist leading sessions concerning health and safety.
Participate in programming activities as needed or requested.
High School Diploma or GED preferred, must be 18 or older.
Current CPR and First Aid certifications or able to obtain. CNA certification preferred.
Certified Medication Aide licensure required. Prior experience working as a Medication Aide preferred.
Ability to pass pre-employment physical.
Valid Driver’s License & Auto Insurance coverage.
Related experience working with individuals with disabilities in a camp or health care setting preferred, but not required.
This exciting opportunity offers you the ability to work with campers and their families. If you are looking for a flexible, rewarding position that will allow you to provide quality care, then this is the career for you!
|Date Posted||May 17, 2019|
|Date Closes||July 16, 2019|
|Located In||Fremont, NE|
|Job Type||Part-time Employee|
|Experience Level||Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)|
|Hours||40 hours per week|
|SOC Category||31-1012.00 Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants|
|Name||Benane Awejok Akukuch|
|Address||12565 W Center Rd|
|City, State and Zip||Omaha, NE 68144|
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